Béhierite R060657

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Name: Béhierite
RRUFF ID: R060657
Ideal Chemistry: Ta(BO4)
Locality: Mount Ibity, Antsirabe, Madagascar
Source: Michael Scott S101149 [view label]
Owner: RRUFF
Description: Gray deformed crystal
Status: The identification of this mineral is confirmed by single-crystal X-ray diffraction and chemical analysis.
Mineral Group: [ Zircon (35) ]
RRUFF ID: R060657.2
Sample Description: Microprobe Fragment
Measured Chemistry: (Ta0.84Nb0.16)Σ=1BO4; B not measured but estimated by difference and charge balance
Microprobe Data File: [ Download Excel File ]
Sample Description: Unoriented sample

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RRUFF ID: R060657
Sample Description: Unoriented sample
Instrument settings: Thermo Almega XR 532nm @ 100% of 150mW
RRUFF ID: R060657.9
Sample Description: Single crystal, powder profile is calculated
Cell Refinement Output: a: 6.215(2)Å    b: 6.215(2)Å    c: 5.480(2)Å
alpha: 90°    beta: 90°    gamma: 90°   Volume: 211.67(6)Å3    Crystal System: tetragonal
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Calculated diffraction file.

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Output file from the Bruker D8 Advance instrument. Includes device headers and XY data.

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REFERENCES for Béhierite

American Mineralogist Crystal Structure Database Record: [view record]

Anthony J W, Bideaux R A, Bladh K W, and Nichols M C (1990) Handbook of Mineralogy, Mineral Data Publishing, Tucson Arizona, USA, by permission of the Mineralogical Society of America. [view file]

Behier J (1960) Travaux mineralogiques, Republique Malgache, Rapport Annuel du Service Geologique, 1960, 181-199   [view file]

Fleischer M (1961) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 46, 765-770   [view file]

Mrose M E, Rose H J (1961) Behierite, (Ta,Nb)BO4, a new mineral from Manjaka, Madagascar, Geological Society of America, Abstracts Annual Meetings, 1961, 111A-111A

Fleischer M (1962) New mineral names, American Mineralogist, 47, 414-420   [view file]

International Mineralogical Association (1967) Commission on new minerals and mineral names, Mineralogical Magazine, 36, 131-136   [view file]

Range K J, Wildenauer M, Heyns A M (1988) Extrem kurze nichtbindende Sauerstoff-Sauerstoff-abstände: Die Kristallstrukturen von NbBO4, NaNb3O8 und NaTa3O8, Angewandte Chemie, 100, 973-975

Hålenius U, Hatert F, Pasero M, Mills S J (2015) IMA Commission on New Minerals, Nomenclature and Classification (CNMNC) Newsletter 28. New minerals and nomenclature modifications approved in 2015, Mineralogical Magazine, 79, 1859-1864   [view file]